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NSWOC® Program Graduates are now eligible for formal credits towards a Master of Advanced Practice (Wound, Ostomy and Continence Specialization) online through Curtin University, Perth, Australia

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Raising the standard for wound, ostomy and continence education in Canada:


Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC®) NSWOC® Program Graduates are now eligible for formal credits towards a Master of Advanced Practice (Wound, Ostomy and Continence Specialization) online through Curtin University, Perth, Australia


[Ottawa, ON, Thursday, March 21, 2024] – Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) is proud to announce a ground-breaking opportunity for Canadian students who have completed the NSWOCC Wound, Ostomy and Continence Institute’s Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC®) Program. 


NSWOC Graduates will now be able to participate in a Credit Transfer Program, providing them with credit for learning (CRL) towards the Master of Advanced Practice (Wound, Ostomy and Continence Specialization) through Curtin University (Perth, Australia).


This innovative approach to master’s studies results in students who have received CRL being able to complete their full Master’s in 12 months, part-time, completely online from anywhere in the world.

Applications will soon be open for 2024. To get the latest information, please email office@nswoc.ca.

Offered through Curtin School of Nursing, the program is designed to meet evolving health industry demands and offers a unique blend of advanced clinical practice and research skills, catering to the needs of the healthcare sector. The program equips participants with evidence-informed advanced clinical practice skills, explores research methodologies, and culminates in a specialized research project.


As the first of its kind offered in Canada, this master's advanced specialty program a solidifies NSWOCC's commitment to raising the standard of wound, ostomy and continence education in Canada, improving nursing excellence and patient outcomes. It further establishes NSWOCC as leaders in the field of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing in Canada.


It also presents a valuable opportunity for Canadian healthcare professionals who have graduated from the NSWOC Program to expand their expertise and contribute to addressing critical healthcare challenges, particularly in advanced wound, ostomy, and continence care, while obtaining a master’s degree.


For more information about the programs offered by the NSWOCC® WOC Institute, visit our official website at www.wocinstitute.ca. Contact us at chair@wocinstitute.ca or at 1-877-614-1262.

 

About NSWOCC: Dedicated to supporting the national standard of excellence in wound, ostomy, and continence care, Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) is a registered charity comprising over 600 Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOCs) and over 1,000 total members. Through its accredited educational programs and a team of highly skilled nurse leaders, NSWOCC provides specialized knowledge and skills to healthcare professionals across Canada. Learn more at www.nswoc.ca.


About the WOC Institute: The Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Institute is wholly owned and operated by the association of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC). The WOC Institute provides accessible online communities of learning for registered nurses and allied healthcare professionals to promote specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment in wound, ostomy, and continence care. Learn more at www.wocinstitute.ca.


Media Contact:

Kimberly LeBlanc (she/her) PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), FCANAcademic Chair, Wound, Ostomy and Continence Institute

Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC)

Cell: 613-864-1029


For media inquiries and interview requests, please contact Kimberly LeBlanc at the provided email address or phone number.

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